Today was a day of slamming doors. That's right . The tween was upset again. She had to wear a skirt , of all things. How horrible. A skirt and not pants. The door slam was the subtle, firm, but not hard enough for Mom to come after me slam. Well, I suppose I should have done something, even for the subtle door slam, but..
Usually what happens in this situation is that I stop to pray for God to help them see they don't need to get so mad at me when I tell them to do something. It's not like I asked them to run 200 miles. About 5 seconds into my prayer I end up praying for myself.
He always brings something back to my memory. Today he brought back memories regarding door slams. I slammed and slammed and more slammed doors after our son, Levi died. Sure I would've ran the 200 miles before I gave Levi up, but was God in control or not? Did God lose a battle with Satan? Of course not.
The ole tempter may have gotten me to slam the door in God's face a few times because I was upset, but by golly, he couldn't separate me from the God that waited patiently outside my door for me, just like I waited outside for my little tween.
And like I said, I end up praying for myself. "Oh, yeah, I DO remember when I did that. I am SO sorry God. When will I ever grow up? And thanks God, for being so patient and kind and just waiting for me."
There's so much of God's patience to thank him for. Ain't God Good?
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW
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